Jerry Belmontes spoiled the U.S. debut of Will Tomlinson, outboxing the unbeaten Australian junior lightweight contender over 10 rounds on the non-PPV undercard of the Canelo Alvarez-Alfredo Angulo fight on Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. had some stream-of-consciousness fun while announcing his fight with Marcos Maidana to a packed room of media inside the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the site of the May 3 Showtime PPV event.
Canelo Alvarez and Alfredo Angulo weighed in yesterday in front of their lively fans inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, the site of their anticipated Showtime PPV headliner tonight.
Marvin Quintero was more than holding his own against favored Rustam Nugaev in the main event of a Friday Night Fights show from Pala, Calif., but a freak hand injury forced him to stay on his stool after the fourth round.
Leo Santa Cruz is shy young man from a humble background but he wants to one day headline the big events. The WBC 122-pound titleholder will get closer to that goal if he beats savvy vet Cristian Mijares tonight on the Canelo-Angulo undercard.
Photos from the scales the day before ‘Toe to Toe’ at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Canelo Alvarez, Alfredo Angulo and others weigh in.
Canelo Alvarez weighed in at 155 pounds at Friday’s weigh-in for his Saturday showdown with Alfredo Angulo, who weighed 154.5 pounds, inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena where the stacked Showtime PPV fight card will take place.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. will host a press conference to formally announce his Showtime PPV matchup against Marcos Maidana May 3 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The press event will take place at 12-noon PT and will be streamed live by Showtime Sports.
Showtime Sports will offer live streams of today’s Canelo Alvarez-Alfredo Angulo weigh-in and tomorrow’s preview show “Canelo vs. Angulo: COUNTDOWN LIVE” via YouTube, Ustream and via Sports.Sho.com in advance of the Canelo-Angulo pay-per-view show on Saturday.
The Carlos Molina-Jermall Charlo IBF 154-pound title bout has been replaced with the Ricardo Alvarez-Sergio Thompson fight on Saturday’s Showtime Pay Per View show since the jailed Molina will not be released in time for today’s weigh-in, Richard Schaefer told RingTV.com.
Bernard Hopkins and Beibut Shumenov will each attempt to unify the IBF and WBA light heavyweight titles on April 19 in Washington, D.C., with rising star Peter Quillin defending his WBO middleweight title against Lukas Konecny on the undercard.
Richard Schaefer is close to replacing the Carlos Molina-Jermall Charlo bout with the Ricardo Alvarez-Sergio Thompson fight on Saturday’s Showtime Pay Per View show since Molina has not been released from jail in time for today’s weigh-in.
Alfredo Angulo has not had it easy in boxing or life but his hard road to the top is what makes him so tough and so likable to fight fans. It might enable him to upset Canelo Alvarez on Saturday.
Sergio Thompson learned Sunday of his opportunity to face Ricardo Alvarez as the replacement for injured WBC lightweight beltholder Omar Figueroa Jr. on Saturday’s Canelo-Angulo undercard. On Thursday he learned the fight might be on the pay-per-view broadcast.